RT Spanish interview with President Correa on Assange (video)
Whilst celebrating his re-election in Ecuador yesterday, President Rafael Correa called for a resolution to the issue of political asylum in that country for Julian Assange. An interview with President Correa gives more details on the situation.
Assange’s full Christmas address from Ecuadorian embassy, London:
Includes full speech in video and text. WikiLeaks founder and editor, Julian Assange, gave a Christmas address to his supporters on Thursday evening from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has said that he intends to run for a seat in the Australian Senate in the 2013 federal election, and plans to form a WikiLeaks party. Another interview speaks of his health and the financial blockade of WikiLeaks.
Ecuador’s ambassador to London, Ana Alban, says that while WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange is not yet seriously ill, his condition could worsen, holed up in such a small space during a long London winter.
Ecuador ‘gravely concerned’ about health of Assange:
Julian Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy since June, has been granted political asylum by Ecuador, but the UK will not grant him safe passage to leave the country. Now his health is suffering.
Intellectuals, musicians and world personalities have make public their support of the decision by Ecuador to grant asylum to Julian Assange and to the protection of Ecuador’s diplomatic premises in London.
Protesters removed from front of Ecuadorian Embassy in London - Breaking News:
Protesters and supporters of Julian Assange are being removed, or told to leave, from the street in front of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Concern is that the police may be planning to raid the embassy.